Media/University of Windsor – CJAM 99.1 FM – is hiring for the position of a
full-time STATION MANAGER. The salaried position requires a minimum of 35 hours
is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven, campus-based community radio station. We
provide music and information programming not offered by mainstream commercial
media in the Windsor/Detroit area. We serve people and groups within the
community who are underrepresented or maligned by mainstream media by allowing
a forum to express their views.
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Station Manager is ultimately responsible for all aspects
of the station operations and acts as the liaison between the Corporation and
the University, the UWSA, the NCRA, the Federal, Provincial, and Municipal
governments, the CRTC, and the Windsor/Detroit community. The Station Manager
is the agent for the property.
• Management and oversight of all aspects and operations of CJAM.
• To ensure that all staff and volunteers are informed of and comply with
current CRTC/CJAM regulations and policies.
• Reporting requested aspects of the operations to the CRTC annually and as
directed throughout the broadcast year.
• Representing CJAM throughout the annual audit process.
• Hiring, training, supervision, and termination of all contract, grant and
• Act as the Recording Secretary for CJAM, ensuring organizational memory and
• Oversee any major projects initiated by the Corporation.
• Plan an annual budget.
• Monitor expenses and keep them within the limits of the annual budget.
• Develop station revenue resources as may be derived from the annual pledge
drive, grants, charitable foundations, advertising, campus/community events,
and other fund-raising initiatives.
• Administration of all financial paperwork including payroll, time cards, pay
stubs, health coverage, invoices, insurance, petty cash, etc.
• Administration of all charitable bingo related paperwork, licenses,
correspondences with city gaming-analyst, coordination of bingo workers.
• To enforce and maintain records of employee files with regards to time cards,
work logs, written warnings, etc.
• Assist the executive with difficulties that may arise with volunteers.
• In the absence of an advertising director, the station manager is responsible
for all duties expected of that position and with hiring for the position.
• To consult with technical experts on a regular basis to discuss station
audio, office, computer and transmitting equipment with regards to maintenance,
• The ordering of equipment and replacement parts in co-ordination with the
relevant technical experts.
• Supplying and stocking general office supplies.
• To organize the maintenance of the station website/ web presence and all the
services provided therein.
• To organize CJAM’s annual 24-hour radio marathon, Joe Strummer Day to
Confront Poverty in Windsor-Detroit, along with other special broadcasts.
• A proven ability to understand, uphold, and comply with CRTC guidelines.
• A proven ability to meet deadlines revolving around regulatory commitments at
the local, provincial, and federal level.
• Demonstrated experience and knowledge of community radio.
• The ability to represent programmers across cultural and political spectrums.
• Successful grant-writing experience.
• Demonstrated staff and volunteer management experience.
• Demonstrated understanding of the city’s bingo lottery infrastructure.
• Experience with mediation and/or conflict resolution.
• Experience dealing with matters of human rights, harassment, libel, and
• Experience in journalism and new media.
• Strong organizational and time-management skills.
• Advanced computer and radio/audio production skills.
• Excellent interpersonal, communication and listening skills
• An educational background that supports the duties of the position.
*Please be advised that the successful candidate will be required to complete a
police record check and will be reimbursed for all costs related to this check
prior to the beginning of the job contract. Pursuant to By-Law No. 65-2007
section 6(a), the City of Windsor requires all bingo-signing officers to
complete a police record check. The Station Manager will be responsible for
this playing this role. The CJAM Board of Directors retains the right to
withdraw any offer of employment should the candidate be unable to provide the
police record check, or if the police record check gives the CJAM Board of
Directors just cause to withdraw the offer of employment. Likewise, if the
police record check makes the candidate ineligible to administer bingo
lotteries or act as signing officer, CJAM’s Board of Directors reserves the
right to withdraw the job offer.
35 hours per week (with some work on weekends and evenings).
$30,000-$35,000 to start, depending on experience. Two weeks vacation plus
extended health benefits.
Please apply via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your resume and cover letter as part of your application. If you have received a security clearance within the past three months, please include a copy of this as well. The deadline for applications is Friday October 30th 2020 at 5 pm.
qualified applicants selected by the hiring committee will be contacted for an
is an anti-sexist, anti-racist, anti-homophobic organization committed to
diversity and equity. We strongly encourage applications from all visible and
non-visible minorities. Where there is equity in qualifications and track
records, preference will be given to minority applicants.